Volunteer Opportunity: Online Communications Manager

Organizational Description: Yes In My Back Yard (YIMBY) Winnipeg supports an affordable and sustainable Winnipeg that grows up, not out. We champion land-use and urban development reform in Winnipeg that will encourage a more walkable, accessible for all ages and abilities, sustainable, mixed-use and dense city.

Description of Duties: This volunteer, working closely with YIMBY Winnipeg’s spokesperson, will be responsible for producing and assisting to produce content for YIMBY Winnipeg’s social media channels and website/newsletter. This volunteer will also be expected to attend some monthly YIMBY Winnipeg Organizing Meetings to relay communications updates and receive feedback from YIMBY Winnipeg Supporters.        

Skills: 

Required

Strong Writing Skills 

Ability to stay on-message

Working knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter (X), and WordPress 

Knowledge of urbanism and land-use issues or willingness to learn/read news stories on these topics

Assets

Working Knowledge of MailChimp, Discord, and Slack

Past communications/marketing experience

Age: 18 and Over

Time Commitment: 10 hours a month

Location of volunteer opportunity: Anywhere with internet connection

Organization will provide: A letter of reference 

How to apply: Email application to yesinwpg@gmail.com 

Closing Date: January 15, 2024

 

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